Importers in Seaside are the professionals who buy goods and services brought into its port. Their responsibility lies in importing goods & services in a legitimate fashion, typically for trading in Seaside. Importers provide domestic customers with foreign goods.
Importers are an important part of international trade. Importers of goods normally require involvement of the customs authorities and are aware of import quotas, tariffs and trade agreements.
Importers may be divided into three major categories: those looking for any product around the world to import and sell, those looking for foreign sourcing to get their products at the cheapest price and those who use foreign sourcing as part of their global supply chain.